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Ethics and epidemics / edited by John Balint [and others].

  • Balint, John.
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Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier, 2006.

Physical description

xviii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.



"Based upon the proceedings of a conference on ethics and epidemics hosted in March 2004 by Albany Medical College and the Graduate College of Union University ..."--Introd.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references.


The statue of security: human rights and post-9/11 epidemics / George J. Annas -- Quarantine and civil liberties / Paul J. Edelson -- The 2003 SARS outbreak in Canada: legal and ethical lessons about the use of quarantine / Nola M. Ries -- Can mandatory vaccination of health care professionals during an influenza pandemic ever be justified? / Jaro Kotalik -- Medical ethics and epidemics: a historical perspective / Robert Baker -- Physician professionalism and preparing for epidemics: challenges and opportunities / Matthew K. Wynia, Jacob F. Kurlander and Shane K. Green -- Doctors, duties, and dangers: the reasonable physician and contagious populations / Chalmers C. Clark -- Ethically justified limits on the obligations of physicians and health care organizations in response to epidemics and bioterrorism / Laurence B. McCullough -- Ethics and epidemics in the developing world: the case of AIDS in Africa: treatment challenges / Angela Wasunna and Daniel W. Fitzgerald -- Under what conditions is clinical research in developing countries exploitative? A framework for assessing exploitation in mutually advantageous transactions / Angela Ballantyne -- A winter's tale: bioethics confronts the avian flu / Laurie Zoloth and Stephen Zoloth.


  • English

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    WA21 2006E84
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